The Guardian & The Telegraph

Theatre News from The Guardian & The Telegraphic newspapers in the U.K.

Charing Cross theatre, LondonKaisa Hammarlund impresses but Jeanine Tesori’s musical has a trite message and gets an over-amplified production Jeanine Tesori, who wrote the scores for Caroline, Or Change and...
Stage and screen actor who starred in Malta Story, Reach for the Sky and Doctor at LargeAlthough her father was a Russian émigré and her mother was Swiss-French, Muriel Pavlow,...
Almost 10 years after her death, Pina Bausch’s company are presenting a pair of brand new creations. Veteran dancers and newer recruits discuss leaping into the worlds of Dimitris Papaioannou...
My friend Jack Carr, who has died aged 78, was an actor who emerged in the mid-1960s, one of a crop of young, working-class graduates from Stephen Joseph’s drama department...
The Man with the Iron Neck examines Indigenous suicide with sensitivity, warmth and a dose of hyperreal After losing a young family member to suicide, Josh Bond found himself in...
Charing Cross theatre, LondonKaisa Hammarlund impresses but Jeanine Tesori’s musical has a trite message and gets an over-amplified production Jeanine Tesori, who wrote the scores for Caroline, Or Change and...
The Egg, BathNick Makoha’s fragmented and vertiginous account of his treacherous journey to Britain is a story of our times On the left of the stage, a screen projects the...
Royal Opera House, LondonLiam Scarlett’s 2010 work is as lyrical as ever, while strong performances and a live pigeon can’t save Frederick Ashton’s romcom When it premiered in 2010, Asphodel...
Home, ManchesterOne man’s life from cradle to grave is the subject of Eve Steele’s intense one-woman play Manchester’s annual Push festival celebrates the creative work of the north-west of England....
Roundhouse, LondonKhan performs in his intensely beautiful take on the Mahabharata for the last time Akram Khan made Until the Lions to be performed in the magical, circular space of...
Theatre gala organisers apologise for ‘serious error’ in leaving the influential director out of this year’s In Memoriam segment Organisers of the Olivier awards have said they will rename future...
Guardian photographer David Levene was backstage at Royal Albert Hall in Kensington, south-west London Continue reading...
Highlights from the speeches given by Bryan Cranston, Jez Butterworth, Sheila Atim and others at the 2018 Oliviers Revolutionary musical Hamilton takes home seven Olivier awards Bryan Cranston (best actor,...
London’s Royal Albert Hall hosts the UK’s most prestigious theatre awards Revolutionary musical Hamilton takes home seven Olivier awards Continue reading...
Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman, the National Theatre and Bryan Cranston also come up trumps Hamilton, the stage juggernaut that is arguably the most popular and influential musical for a generation,...